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Today's News

  • Council gives OK to gravel lot despite hefty price tag

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The Shepherdsville City Council put into its budget a project to gravel a vacant lot off Second Street.

    However, with a projected $577,000 hit from increased city contributions to the retirement fund, councilman Mike Hibbard felt there might be a little more consideration before spreading the rock for a parking lot.

    “It’s a matter of priorities,” said Hibbard. “There might be something more pressing at the time.”

    The gravel work would be around $200,000.

  • Judge quickly dismisses drug charges

     SHEPHERDSVILLE --  It took less than a minute for prosecutor Doug McCann to announce that drug charges against five men would be dismissed without prejudice.

    While that means that future charges could be imposed, Glen Fleming wasn’t worried.

    He knew he did nothing wrong.

    Bullitt District Judge Jennifer Porter accepted the dismissal of charges against Fleming and four other men.

    There were plenty of hugs in the hallway as Fleming had over two dozen supporters in the courtroom.

  • Holiday Season 2017

     Family Day Ministries recently sent its final truckload of items for those in the Houston area who suffered from floods earlier this year.

    The relief effort started shortly after the flood hit.

    By the time the final M&M Cartage trailer left the Shepherdsville church, over $30,000 worth of new items were sent just in time for Christmas.

  • Lady Cougars grab elusive first win on Friday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- In high school basketball there are no ugly wins and no beautiful losses. The final score decides a winner and loser.

    Through the first three weeks of the 2017-18 season, the final scores have not been kind for the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars. The team had lost it’s first five games with each of the defeats coming by at least double-digit margins.

  • BE’s Queen of the Commonwealth heads tourney play

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – With four of the top 17 teams in the pre-season coaches’ poll in the field, including defending state champion and top-ranked Mercer County, the Queen of the Commonwealth Tournament this week at Bullitt East will be one of the top girls’ events in the state this season.

    The new kid on the block, the Queen of the Commonwealth event has 16 teams with each of the teams playing four games. This is the second year for the event with Male having captured the first event last year, beating Bullitt East in the championship game.

  • Candidates begin to file for 2018 races

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The following have filed for office in Bullitt County:

    *County Judge/Executive — Melanie Roberts, incumbent, Republican; Jerral “Jerry” Summers, Republican

    *County Sheriff — Republicans Bryan Whittaker, Larry Coy, Michael Offe, Walt Sholar, Mike Cook and Todd Brimm; Democrat Myra Minton

    *County Jailer — Republican Denise Arnold

    *County Clerk — incumbent Republican Kevin Mooney

    *Circuit Clerk — incumbent Republican Paulita Keith

  • Young visits not-as-young

     HILLVIEW - At Alternative Adult Day Services, they find a reason to celebrate each and every day.

    That’s no exception at Christmas-time, and the fun can’t start soon enough.

    Members of the facility were visited by second graders from the Little Flock Christian Academy, who delivered homemade decorated cookies.

    The students also played games with the members and performed a few Christmas carols to celebrate.

  • North Bullitt wins 6th Region crown

     For a second year in a row, the North Bullitt cheerleaders captured the Sixth Region title at Valley High School. The squad competed in the All-Girls Medium division.

    At the state competition at the Kentucky Horse Park, North Bullitt placed fourth out of 15 squads.

  • BE gets strong outing at home to beat Taylor

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The Bullitt East offense went into high gear on Tuesday as the Chargers exploded for a season-high 85 points as they cruised past visiting Taylor County 85-67.

    This was only the second home game of the season for Bullitt East. Unftortunately, the red and gold are not set to play at home again until Jan. 25 when they take on Pleasure Ridge Park.

    Bullitt East came out shooting the ball well as they scored 23 points in the first eight minutes to take a 12 point advantage. The lead was still in double-digits at 39-28 at halftime.

  • BC shows they can compete in 23rd after losses

      OKOLONA – Neither team got a win on Tuesday at Moore, but both of the Bullitt Central varsity teams showed that they can be competitive this winter against their rivals in the 23rd District.

    Playing the first of three district games this season, the Bullitt Central boys were within three points with less than two minutes to play before a couple of bad passes led to Moore lay-ups and the Mustangs stretched the final score to 64-55.